Unemployment lowest in the rural heartland

Eric Platt/Business Insider, Data: Bureau of Labor Statistics

This definitely contradicts the accepted wisdom  the cities are where the jobs are, doesn’t it? Most of the jobs in the rural heartland are due to the oil and gas drilling boom. North Dakota has unemployment of just 3.1% and some towns have no available housing so bring a camper.

More about low unemployment in the rural heartland at my latest on IVN.